Attention Better After 50 women — are you a worrier? Do you or a loved one you know suffer with anxiety? Well you are not alone.

Women in their 50’s and 60’s are worrying. That’s a fact. And, according to Lynn Lyons, it’s normal. But the way we worry, ruminate, our patterns of how we deal with our anxiety, has been embedded over the years.

Anxiety Audit Book

In her new book The Anxiety Audit, Lynn talks about identifying our patterns and how to shift them. Lynn’s book is incredibly helpful for those of us who are worriers.

Women over 50 know their roles are changing and we need to pivot. The tools we used as the key player in our families requires new strategies. Lynn’s techniques for dealing with anxiety and worry and RPN, repetitive negative thinking, are simple to understand and incredibly helpful.

Please listen in to my interview with Lynn and share with those you love and hopefully this will be helpful to you.

Felice Shapiro In Conversation With Author Lynn Lyons

What Women In Their 50’s and 60’s Are Worrying About: BA50 Felice Shapiro in conversation with Lynn Lyons, LICSW



The trailer for Anxious Nation, now playing at the Film Festivals around the country should be available for viewing soon — be on the look out.


Lynn Lyons is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist in Concord, New Hampshire.  She has been in private practice for 30 years specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders in adults and children.

Lynn travels internationally as a speaker and trainer on the subject of anxiety, its role in families, and the need for a preventative approach at home and in schools. She is a sought after expert, appearing in the New York Times, Time, NPR, Psychology Today, Good Morning America, and other media outlets.

With a special interest in breaking the generational cycle of worry in families, Lynn is the author/coauthor of several books and articles on anxiety, including Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children, and the companion book for kids, Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids. 

Her latest book for adults, The Anxiety Audit was released in October.  

She is the co-host of the popular podcast

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